NorState FCU offers eight $1,000 scholarships

2 months ago

NorState Federal Credit Union has awarded scholarships to local high school seniors to assist with higher education costs for more than 30 years. The number of scholarships has increased during this time, with the last two years awarding eight $1,000 scholarships to the best qualified recipients.

“NorState Federal Credit Union is pleased to continue its practice of awarding scholarships to students in our membership area,” stated Mark Johnson, SVP Strategy and Performance. “As a lifelong educator, I recognize the value of education in unlocking the potential in all of us, and I am pleased that NorState is helping to make higher education more attainable for promising students. I look forward to seeing what our awardees accomplish and can bring back to our communities.”

The 2024 scholarship application is now open. Any student who is an active NorState FCU member, has been accepted to an institution of higher education and attends a high school in Aroostook and Northern Penobscot counties can apply for one of eight $1,000 scholarships to be awarded this coming June. Applications are available online at Attaching supplemental information is encouraged. The deadline to apply is May 13.

For more information about NorState FCU, a 2023 Best Places to Work in Maine company, and its products and services, visit or stop by any of the six locations in Madawaska, Van Buren, Eagle Lake, Ashland, Presque Isle and Fort Kent.